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A look into senior assassin

A look into senior assassin

Abby Mitty and Hannah Rice
June 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

After a long year of hard work and planning for their futures, seniors celebrated their last few weeks as WHS students by playing an annual game called “senior assassin.” According to Principal Allyson Mizoguchi, senior assassin has been around for eight to ten years. All of the seniors that participate...

Kevin Vibert: Making mistakes is the best way to learn

Kevin Vibert: Making mistakes is the best way to learn

Nathan Zhao
June 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

As the final bell rings to mark the end of the school day, most teachers breathe a sigh of relief. Apart from perhaps advising a club or grading tests and papers, their professional responsibilities for the day are over. However, for English teacher Kevin Vibert, the end of the school day marks something...

2 ways to study for the ACT

2 ways to study for the ACT

Isabel Gitten and Janani Gandhi
June 1, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, WSPN

WSPN editors Isabel Gitten and Janani Gandhi describe their two different approaches to studying for the ACT and offer their best advice to the rising juniors. Good luck on all your exams! ACT with tutor - Isabel I could not imagine preparing for the ACT without having the one-on-one attention that my ...

Guide to the US history SAT II

Guide to the US history SAT II

Nandita Subbiah
June 1, 2017
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I recommend taking this subject test during the June test session of your junior year. While I took AP U.S. History before taking this subject test, I know people who took this subject test who were in various U.S. History classes. While you could probably try to study the material on your own, you will...

Guide to the chemistry SAT II

Guide to the chemistry SAT II

Naomi Lathan
June 1, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Uncategorized, WSPN

After taking a full year of chemistry, it isn’t a bad idea to take a subject test. Granted, subject tests most likely are not going to be the deciding factor in your college admissions, but why not take the opportunity to show what you know? The chemistry SAT is just like most standardized tests:...

Examining the roles and responsibilities of student government officers

Examining the roles and responsibilities of student government officers

Matt Karle and Kevin Wang
May 25, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Voting for the student council officers of 2018 and executive board elections are long gone, however, many students may be unsure of the exact roles of the offices which they have elected their peers into. According to the Wayland Student Handbook and the Constitution of Wayland High School, these...

WSPN looks at different options for electoral reform

WSPN looks at different options for electoral reform

Nandita Subbiah
May 22, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase

In the United States, we use the First Past the Post system for nearly all of our elections. What is the First Past the Post system, you ask? It is basically a system where each voter has one vote which they give to one candidate and the candidate with the most votes wins. For most people, this seems...

3 ways to study for the SAT

3 ways to study for the SAT

Naomi Lathan, Olivia Waldron, and Lucy Hughes
May 22, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, WSPN

With college on the horizon, rising juniors may be nervous about beginning to prepare for the SAT. Class of 2018’s Naomi Lathan, Olivia Waldron, and Lucy Hughes are here to help you decide how to study by explaining their different approaches to the test. Happy studying! Studying by yourself T...

Class of 2017 define “senior slump”

Class of 2017 define “senior slump”

Masha Yakhkind and Anika Das
May 19, 2017
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Joe Orlandella: “[Senior slump is] when you’re late to every class, if you even bother to show up.” Kiera Connell: “[Senior slump is] when you don’t have to do any work at all because you already got into college.”       Lulu Philip: “Senior slump is p...

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